We have personal ties with Latin America and Canada and have conducted important matters there and have assisted clients from there with matters in France.
Legal opinion as to the compatibility of a proposed merger between a French, an Italian and a Canadian company with EU Regulations on Merger Control and as to the merits of a potential case to be submitted to the European Court of Justice.
Representation of a Canadian company in connection with the negotiation and drafting of an agreement governing the use of a secret non-patented industrial process by a French industrial entity.
Analysis for a Canadian investment company of its rights and obligations under various contracts with an African government regarding the construction and development of a destination resort project in North Africa.
Representation of a leading Korean multinational company in semi-conductors with respect to restructuring of an investment, in particular regarding the sale of shares in a joint venture.
Representation of a French company in the acquisition of a financial interest in two companies, including due diligence, negotiation and drafting of preliminary and final agreements, including negotiation of new shareholders’ agreements and documentation related to financing and guarantees.
Study on the nature of copyrights and their protection on the Internet in the European Union, for a group of lawyers, magistrates, government and private sector executives of the Andean Community of Nations: comparison of the markets between Europe and Latin America; historical experience; application of the economic and moral rights concerned; liability of service providers, in particular on the international level; international jurisdictional competence and conflict of laws, hyperlinks.
Study of a petroleum concession agreement granted by the Guatemalan government to North American companies and of related agreements further subdividing rights there under.
Sole arbitrator in an ICC arbitration concerning a dispute between the architect and the owner of a resort-hotel construction project in the Caribbean.